Welcome Waterloo co-op students!

Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.

Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.

Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.

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  1. Oct. 6, 2022Crash testing aircraft batteries
    Brielle standing in front of a small, grounded, colourful plane

    Brielle Chenier (she/her), a second-year Mechatronics Engineering student, shares her role working within a sustainable aircraft company along with the ups and downs of her co-op term.

  2. Oct. 3, 2022A snippet in the life of a co-op student
    Maham Surahyo standing in front of a Peel Regional Police backdrop

    Maham Surahyo, a third-year Public Health student, shares her experience working for the Peel Regional Police as a community safety and well-being analyst. 

  3. Sep. 29, 2022When sports and business collide
    A photo of Riana standing at the Toronto Raptors basketball arena.

    Riana Ismail, a fifth-year health student, shares with us how she arranged all of her co-op jobs so far in the sport business sector.

    Riana is in her fifth year in the Recreation and Sport Business program, with a minor in Event Management. She has completed one internship and five work terms so far, all of which she arranged on her own. 

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